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12 Photos of Abandoned Mansions That Might Make Your Heart Stop

Photographer Mirna Pavlovic's work explores forgotten palaces across Europe.<p>Today in abandoned buildings porn we bring you: photos of abandoned European palaces.<p>Photographer Mirna Pavlovic is fascinated by "reclaiming places deemed inaccessible and forbidden," so it's unsurprising her fascination …

Behind the Myth of King Midas

PHILADELPHIA, PA January 2016—What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch?<p>That is the question to be answered—not with …

Archaeology

How to Learn Skills Quickly, a 3-in-1 Loft Bed Unit and a DIY Shop Air Cleaner in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Multimaterial Illuminated Sign<p>Jimmy DiResta's back, this time using some surprising techniques to create a commercial sign. We've got a little bit of …

Woodworking

The War of the Words

Amazon’s war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down. How did Amazon—which was once seen as the book industry’s savior—end up as …

If you dig through over 40 years of Bob Dylan interviews, you can find some really interesting things. Here are 20 things you didn't know about the legend. http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2013/04/20-things-you-didnt-know-about-bob-dylan/

Calvin & Hobbes Themed Kids' Bedroom http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/28/calvin-hobbes-themed-kids-bedroom.html It just looks so damn relaxing, and I love that bed. I think I'm gonna need get myself a Calvin & Hobbes themed office for sure...

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<b>Government Printing Office Visit</b><p>Senior Conservator Jana Dambrogio was invited to the bindery of the Government Printing Office (GPO) to capture impressions of their early brass decorative finishing tools. Dambrogio documented over 379 tools (69 brass rolls and over 310 stamps, gouges, and fillets) used by the bindery since before the civil war to the present day. Many of the tool’s marks are found on hand-made bindings that were fabricated by the GPO bindery for many federal agencies. These …

Colorized Black And White Photos Bring Historical Figures Like Darwin, Lincoln And Dali To Life (PHOTOS)

What would Charles Darwin or Jim Henson look like in color?<p>Thanks to Mads Madsen, an active Reddit and Facebook user with a knack for photo manipulation, we can find out what historical icons look like in color. The 18-year-old colorizes historical images, from close-ups of famed scientists Albert …